Patrick Kennedy

Congratulations to Patrick for becoming Dr Kennedy in Dec 2017! Patrick is now working as a postdoc in prof Andy Radford’s lab, University of Bristol.

Position:  PhD Student. Completed

Project: Social evolution in neotropical paper-wasps

Research Interests: I am in the 3rd year of a PhD using miniature radio-transponders to explore cooperation in Polistes paper-wasps across South and Central America, working in French Guiana, Panama, and Brazil. For what this involves, see National Geographic Explorers Journal.

 I blog about my PhD and snippets of ecology and evolution at Adventures of a Trainee Zoologist.




Polistes canadensis in Panama

2014-Present: Phd student, University of Bristol

2014: Project student, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama)

2014: Research Assistant, Conservation Ecology Research Group, University of Durham

2010: Amgen Summer Scholarship, Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience (University of Cambridge)

2010-2013: BA (Hons.) Biological Sciences, University of Oxford (Brasenose College)